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Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
obama. president first black of south africa and obama the first black president of the united states. given the timing to listen to storynterview, the human of nelson mandela? >> the event that they did here in los angeles to a bunch of high school students, they're using so much material from the film to teach the story of mandela, he told the story about an event which was on his behalf in the states with a bunch of celebrities in attendance. to the this story various actors saying, thank you for your films. one of the things that he would do with his years in prison, we would get together once a week and have a laugh watching various films. thankful -- thank you to you. that was one moment i remember recently from what weinstein had to say. >> the movie is sort of getting mixed reviews. you wonder if this is going to change anything. is notaid that this necessarily meant to be a story that has no rough edges. he obviously had his ups and downs and i wanted to show all of that. nelson mandela passing today at the age of 95. iq all for watching this edition of "bloomberg west." we w
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
. we spoke in the last hour about the fact that president obama was in africa when there was a concern that maybe nelson mandela's health was failing him then and perhaps the president might visit. that didn't happen at the time, and now we get word that at age 95, nelson mandela has passed on. i expect to hear a significant amount of reaction from the united states to this news. >> we have gotten news that president obama will be making a statement at about 20 minutes past the hour. in that report you spoke about mandela, of nelson and the lack of rancor he had toward past enemies. that has not meant peaceful times though? >> no. but you can imagine what it would be like had nelson mandela not reached out that way after he left prison in 1990. it has been documented in films. a new film out documenting nelson mandela and the decisions he made, the action he he took and the message he delivered at that time. i will take myself back to my college days and a class i took happened to have a particular focus on south africa when i was in college. we had a visitor in class, and it w
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
obama speaks africa at an emotional memorial service for nelson mandela. u.s. regulators approve the poker rule in an effort to make and we go inside of the c suite at the new cadillac. to our viewers here in the united states, and those of you joining us from around the world, welcome. do we have full coverage of the stocks and stories making headli
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 1:00pm EST
stadium in south africa. president obama was among those who spoke at the service for mandela. the president made headlines by shaking the hand of event president raul castro. that was the first handshake between those leaders in 13 years. the nominate to head the irs is at his confirmation hearing. will work to he restore the public's trust in the agency. they are struggling with budget cuts and political applications of admitting it applied closer groups. to tea party general motors named a new ceo, making her the first woman to lead a global auto company. there is an -- she is an engineer and has been for 30 years. she will take over for dan a person -- akerson. now to amazon. we all know it is a major online retailer. you may not know that amazon has been quietly building an advertising agency over the last few years. $600 million over it is expectednd to grow this year. cory johnson is back with more on this story. who knew? >> i have been learning a lot about amazon the last couple years. robust with advertising. according to the new -- next guest, there is a new normal. vice
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
boarded a plane to south africa. they will be joining president obama at the memorial service for nelson mandela. you pose problems for all of the does not sound like you. more than 20 lawmakers on their way for the memorial service. they should be back by wednesday. we expect if there is a budget deal, it would happen by late tomorrow. subject should happen later. it should not cause a big problem. rex phil mattingly joining us tonight. a victory for wall street, regulators will not require ceos to confirm they are complying with the vockel rule according to people familiar with tell us the wording will be a relief to who werek executives concerned they would have to personally guarantee and their firms were in compliance. instead, they would have to sign off on having policies and systems in place. five agencies are set to approve. the mostation is among complex and controversial arising from the dodd frank act in 2010 to overhaul the banking crisis. to the credit the congressional health care clock is ticking. biting into the day, lawmakers need to enroll in a plan under obama care or
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
president obama did speak by phone with nelson mandela's widow. we are learning from the associated press that at least three american presidents will forel to south africa memorial services. they will travel next week to pay their respects. they will be joined on air force one i former president george w. bush and laura bush. they gracefully accepted the invitation from the obama's. former president bill clinton also saying he planned to travel to south africa. as we leave you this evening, a look at the iconic empire state building in new york city lit up in the colors of the south african flag in tribute to the late nelson mandela. i am mark crumpton. that is it for bottom line. have a great weekend. i will see you next time. ♪
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
from johannesburg. we will try to get back to him as soon as we can. president obama praising his achievements saying he served as an example for himself and many others. and nifty his fierce and unbending will do sacrifice his own freedom for the freedom of others, he transformed south africa and moved all of us. his journey from a resin or to a the promisebodied that human beings and countries can change for the better. his commitment to transfer power and reconcile with those who jailed him set an example that all humanity should aspire to. >> bloomberg's kathleen hunter joins us from washington with more reaction. what are we hearing from the white house at this hour? >> from the speech we saw from president obama, the comments he made, one of the most striking was when the president talked about his own influence, the influence it had on his own life from nelson mandela specifically hisrencing the fact that first political act, his first act of political activism dating back to 1981 was when he helped lead and make a speech at an anti-apartheid rally at occidental college. 19
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 6:00am EST
., smith & wesson coming up. and president obama has just finished beating in south africa at the memorial service for nelson mandela where he joined 90 other heads of state. click select to company news this morning. >> government motors no more. the government has sold the last of it they can general motors five years after it gave its first round of eight. it lost about $10.5 billion on its bailout. sac capital striking a deal for its reinsurers. it is selling the reinsurance unit it found that last year. it comes as it transitions following in insider trading settlement. a group led by former marsh and look in and ceo is buying it -- mcclalnnan. new ceo. naming a also announcing the company's founder and chairman is stepping down. remember, last month he told trish regan right here on bloomberg television that some women cannot wear lululemon pants. >> we make jokes about it but this is a very serious issue. they had the flap and all the sheerness -- >> and he did not help matters by saying that. >> is with a glory stock, a year and a half it was a moonshot. >> they cut the fu
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 2:00pm EST
the biggest soccer stadium was the first of three major public events this week. president obama was among those paying tribute. never see the life of nelson mandela again. let me say to the young people of africa and the young people around the world, you too can worth your own. >> and the first female ceo in the global automotive industry, she started her career as an intern more than 30 years ago on the factory floor. in charge of product development and quality in all of gm's cars and trucks for a little under two years. person is jet -- ackerson is retiring january 15 and changes at the top of lulu lemon. chip wilson is stepping down as chairman. the president of toms shoes will be the new ceo. we turn to private equity and venture cap. raised $2 billion across seven funds, focusing primarily on software, and tonight and business services. with me now is a managing director. tank you for joining us. -- thank you for joining us. i know your firm, trident, is focused on security. year?do you see the new where do you make investments? trident focuses on general technology. we are e
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 8:00am EST
administrations on both sides of the aisle. obama,sident barack mandela was a strong political and personal influence. he paid tribute last night. i am joined by the former ambassador to south africa under president george bush who worked with mandela. also with us is bloomberg political analyst matthew dowd. rick to have you with us. ambassador, -- >> -- great to have you with us. ambassador, let me start with you. tell us about what your meetings were like with him. >> the thing that really struck me was his level of graciousness and humility. he was not a big man, but he was larger than life in my eyes, and he struck me as a gentle soul. he offered me a tremendous level of encouragement, and he was very positive in terms of the interactions between me and him, and also felt that we had the opportunity to continue to strengthen the relationship between both south africa and the united states. >> matthew dowd, i want to play one part of the president's tribute to nelson mandela, where he was really emotional talking about his influence on him. >> we have lost one of the most influential, c
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
incredible life. someone who had an impact not just in south africa, but globally and certainly here in the united states. president obama has talked often about nelson mandela. there are several members of congress who on more than one occasion have talked about mandela and the impact he has had not just on politics and life in south africa, but on politics around the world, even here in this country. a nobel peace prize winner. someone who the anti-apartheid movement here in the united states looked to when he was in prison in robin island and other places. his release in 1990 and going on to become the leader of south africa. lot of lessons to be learned from his life. i am waiting word not only from the white house, but the congress and their reaction to the deaths of nelson man -- mandela. >> you did some reporting on president obama's south african trip, where president obama was very mindful of mr. mandela's health. remind the viewers of what president obama did when he went to south africa several months ago? >> well, again, i wasn't on that trip, but there was oncern, some t
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 4:00am EST
present -- event as president obama. is interesting that the vice president is going to be addressing the crowd. i think it is testament to the crowd that there is a relationship between china and south africa. there are a lot of question marks about chinese human rights. >> thank you. god, you're talking -- guy, you are talking tech. seen vasthas improvements in technology. caroline hyde joins us for more. the tech world a very different place compared to what look like in 2003. it is a competitive space. >> it is. we are still recovering from com bubble and we are particularly facing another bubble. we saw twitter's ipo surged 17% on the first day. when itunes store opened, 200 thousand songs, and in 10 years, 26 million songs written -- 26 million songs being sold. about cameras on your smartphones, back in 2003 they were just taking off. what about espionage? es is in thefi oxford dictionary. we are moving on liedson bounds in the past decade. what about the next decade? that is the question being asked. 3-d printing. bras made out of rete printing. , $2 trillion.g that is the siz
Bloomberg
Dec 10, 2013 10:00am EST
soccer stadium and was the first of three events this week. president obama was among those paying tribute. >> we will never see the life of nelson mandela again. but let me say to the young people of africa and the young people around the world you, too, can make his life's work your own. >> general motors made history today as we were just telling you, naming mary barra the c.e.o. of the company after dan ackerson retires in january and will be the first woman to lead a global automaker and will be doing it right after the u.s. government exits its massive financial stake in g.m. the former c.e.o. of general motors was credited for turning the company around and is on the phone with us for a bloomberg exclusive. thank for you taking time-out for "market makers. let's talk about mary barra, you were the c.e.o. when she was put in human resource in addition to her role in manufacturing and engineering. at that time in 2009, ed, did you see her for a candidate for c.e.o.? >> sure, mary has a lot of tagent -- talent and experience and very personable and did a terrific job in the hum
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